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SOLD Early Carved Owl Trade SIGN

  If you’re a collector of folk art OWLS, take a look at this interesting carved wood trade signs, which once had a prime position on the counter at a Wise Owl Show Store. The owel’s piercing glas eyes are outstanding. And while the maker of this well carved figure is unknowns, the crafsmanship is […]

SOLD Folk Art Still Life by Aaron Birnbaum

Self-taught artist Aaron Birnbaum, who was born in the Ukraine in 1895 and immigrated to New York City in 1913,  spent most of his professional life working in the garment business. His was a successful interprise, and in 1957, he retired. Birnbaum had studies design and, to fill the house in his empty days after […]

Antique Painted Firkin

Hand crafted wooden firkin/pantry box decorated with painted flowers. It may or may not have been made with a lid but still has the original bail handle. Appears to be early20th century. Found in Iowa. $225

Introducing Riverborne Art

Self-taught Louisville, Kentucky, Artist/Naturalist Mack Dryden has always had a special reverence for wood. When he discovered an area of the Ohio River where piles of driftwood collect along a bank not far from his home, a new creative journey began. Today Dryden turns driftwood into abstract sculptural assemblages inspired by the natural world. “There’s a spiritual element in working with driftwood,” […]